Monica L. Hughes is currently a PreK teacher at LA Nelson Elementary in Denton, Texas. She has been an educator for 18 years. She is also the author of the children’s book, Magnet Max which teaches about magnetism in a fun and engaging way. She also has written and produced the educational CD “Sing it with Science” which features educational songs to help enhance the science concepts taught in PreK-2nd grades. She loves incorporating music and her love of singing in everyday classroom activities. She currently visits schools in Texas and other areas for author visits and other literacy events. She has a degree in Early Childhood Education. She has released her second book of her series Reading Rachel in 2018. She hopes to thrill both children and educators with her wonderful stories that make connections to real life experiences with educational information. She enjoys working with her students and families each year. She loves collaborating with her co-workers at Nelson in developing fun and engaging activities and providing opportunities for growth in all areas of learning.